The site is situated on Gospel Oak Road Tipton, which is approximately 1.5 miles east of Bilston and 1.5 west of West Bromwich. It has easy access to the Motorway systems of the M5 and M6 and the connecting Black Country Route. Motorway Junctions 1 and 2 on the M5 and Junctions 7, 9 and 10 on the M6 are all within a 5mile radius of the site.
A bus service between Dudley and Walsall passes the site with a stop outside the site. The frequency of the service is half hourly in each direction. Additional bus routes and services are available within easy walking distance at either end of Gospel Oak Road.
The Wolverhampton to Birmingham Metro system passes with one mile of the site. British Rail’s main route from London, Birmingham to Edinburgh is three miles away at Sandwell & Dudley.
The area surrounding the site comprises mainly a residential neighbourhood consisting of mainly two storey detached and semi detached houses.
There are a number of local shops and the Tipton Asda store is within walking distance. The Tipton Sports and Leisure Centre is less than a mile away. Three schools, Tipton Infant, Tipton Junior, and the RSA Academy are all within a mile catering for Infant, Junior and Secondary Education.